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Polk County Bicentennial Memorial

 
 
Polk County Bicentennial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
1. Polk County Bicentennial Memorial Marker
Inscription. Dedicated as a Bicentennial Tribute to the men and women of Polk County who have perpetuated two hundred years of freedom by serving in the Armed Forces of the United States during times of war and national emergency.
 
Erected 1976 by Polk County Memorial Post 250 of the American Legion.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 35° 15.087′ N, 82° 11.903′ W. Marker is in Columbus, North Carolina, in Polk County. Marker is on W. Mills Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus NC 28722, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Polk County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserve our Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); "Old Bill" Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Polk County World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Columbus Mills (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Round Mountain (about
Polk County Bicentennial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
2. Polk County Bicentennial Memorial Marker
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Brave Devoted Patriots (about 500 feet away); Tryon Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Polk County Courthouse and Bicentennial Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 7, 2008
3. Polk County Courthouse and Bicentennial Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 726 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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